As a parent, you want to give your child the best chance at everything, including excellent oral health. Your dedication to excellent oral health care and wellness can shape your child’s smile now and for years to come. Learn the milestones to watch out for with your child’s tooth progression. Knowing when and what to do with your child’s oral care can help you succeed with confidence and knowledge.
VARIOUS COMMON DENTAL PROCEDURES :
The arrival of baby teeth is a huge milestone in your child’s oral development. Dental care should begin as soon as the first tooth erupts with a trip to the dentist and continue in recommended intervals to monitor homecare and further development. Take special care of your child’s baby teeth. They serve an important role. Not only do they act as space holders for the permanent teeth, they aid in proper speech and nourishment. Refer to the chart below on the average arrival times of primary and secondary teeth. Not all children will receive their teeth exactly at these times, but this will give you a good idea of what to expect and when. It is a good idea to keep track of which teeth are coming in and when. Make a tracking list that you can review with your dentist at your 6-month appointments
First Dental Visit:
The Mixed Dentition Stage:
Learning How to Care for Their Teeth:
Braces and Wisdom Teeth: